May 24 2015, Sunday |

National Federation of the Disabled, Nepal (NFDN)

राष्ट्रिय अपाङ्ग महासँघ नेपाल

Appeal about including people with disabilities in releif and rehabilitation

Very Urgent Appeal

For the inclusion of persons with disabilities in Disaster Response Programs.

Read the Appeal


Download the Appeal: Nepali | English

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Status update of Persons with Disabilities after earthquake

(Updated on March 18, 2015)

NFDN President Mr. Shudarson Subedi distributing tarpaulin to a person using a wheelchair.

Picture Caption: NFDN President Mr. Shudarson Subedi distributing to a person using a wheelchair.

There is no doubt that persons with disabilities, senior citizens, children and pregnant women are in high risk at the time of emergency and moreover they are most vulnerable in the country or area where the physical infrastructure, buildings, houses, roads are not well constructed. It is hard to estimate the exact number of persons with disabilities who are affected by the earthquake or died in Nepal by the 25th April's earthquake since there is no any system with government or any other agencies to track disability specific data at the time of emergency and post emergency situation. However, based on the evidences available so far, NFDN can claim that a big number of persons with disabilities have been affected by the disaster. 

Read full status report on Persons with Disabilities affected by earthquake

NFDN Earthquake Releif Program

NFDN has received phone calls from persons with disabilities and their family members affected by earthquake from different districts asking for releif packages. We are trying as much as we can to provide help to these people. We humbly request to all our supporters and friends to provide following materials to the NFDN. We will directly distribute to the needy persons with disability and their family members.
1. Rice 2. Salt 3. Pulse (Dal) 4. Beaten Rice (Chiura) 5. Wheel Chairs 6. White Cane (Stick)
7. Crutches 8. Tarpaulin (Tripal) 9. Blanket 10. Mattress

If you want to provide us such relief materials, please contact to Mr. Madan Man Rokaya cell phone 9848312138 or Email shudarsons@gmail.com

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